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Dyck, Anthony van (1599 - 1641), painter, draughtsman

Michael Jaffé

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Flemish painter and draughtsman, active also in Italy and England. He was the leading Flemish painter after Rubens in the first half of the 17th century and in the 18th century was often considered no less than his match. A number of van Dyck’s studies in oil of characterful heads were included in Rubens’s estate inventory in 1640, where they were distinguished neither in quality nor in purpose from those stocked by the

Keywords: Life and work; Sources; Studio practice; Character and personality; Critical reception and posthumous reputation

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Subjects: Art

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